The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 183 172 172
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 73 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 28
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£225 £205 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £141 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £268 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £220 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.38 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -49.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £7.88 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £79.00 £111.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £13.20
% change year-on-year
-9.85% +34.46%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 26 £213 -15.00% 13
Hampshire -14 12 £293 +62.50% 17
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £260 +23.80% 8
East Sussex -4 7 £75 -52.38% 5
Oxfordshire -18 5 £181 - 6
Surrey -4 4 £168 -39.09% 11
Kent -2 3 £125 -52.38% 8
Middlesex +6 2 - -
West Sussex -21 2 - - 2
Sussex - 2 £200 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 39 (26.00%) Project Management
2 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.67%) Degree
4 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
4 21 (14.00%) HTML
5 20 (13.33%) SQL
5 20 (13.33%) CSS
6 18 (12.00%) MS Office
7 17 (11.33%) Photoshop
7 17 (11.33%) Finance
8 16 (10.67%) Adobe
9 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
10 14 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (8.67%) Marketing
11 13 (8.67%) .NET
11 13 (8.67%) MS Project
12 12 (8.00%) Windows
12 12 (8.00%) InDesign
12 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (7.33%) PHP
14 10 (6.67%) Retail
14 10 (6.67%) Project Planning
14 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.67%) HTML5
14 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.00%) VB.NET

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) MS Office
2 17 (11.33%) Photoshop
3 15 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (8.67%) MS Project
6 12 (8.00%) InDesign
7 8 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (1.33%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) SAN
2 5 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (2.00%) NAS
3 3 (2.00%) Network Security
3 3 (2.00%) LAN
3 3 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.33%) SSL
4 2 (1.33%) VPN
4 2 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.67%) ATM
5 1 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Subversion
2 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.67%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.67%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.67%) NUnit
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Toad
4 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.33%) Finance
3 13 (8.67%) Marketing
4 10 (6.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Legal
6 5 (3.33%) Advertising
7 4 (2.67%) Electronics
8 2 (1.33%) Games
9 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) HTML
2 20 (13.33%) CSS
3 13 (8.67%) .NET
4 10 (6.67%) HTML5
5 8 (5.33%) CSS3
6 6 (4.00%) jQuery
7 5 (3.33%) XML
8 4 (2.67%) Web Services
8 4 (2.67%) XSLT
8 4 (2.67%) Ajax
8 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.33%) XHTML
10 2 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.33%) Symfony
10 2 (1.33%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (1.33%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.33%) Sass
10 2 (1.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.33%) Social Network
4 4 (2.67%) PDA
4 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.00%) User Experience
6 2 (1.33%) PMI
6 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.33%) Open Source
6 2 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.67%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) SCADA
7 1 (0.67%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.00%) Linux
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Project Management
2 14 (9.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 8 (5.33%) Migration
6 7 (4.67%) MVC
7 6 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (3.33%) Time Management
8 5 (3.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.33%) ITIL
8 5 (3.33%) CRM
9 4 (2.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.67%) Change Management
9 4 (2.67%) PRINCE
9 4 (2.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.67%) ERP
9 4 (2.67%) OO
9 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.33%) SQL
2 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.33%) PHP
4 9 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.67%) C#
6 5 (3.33%) Java
6 5 (3.33%) VB
7 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.67%) C
8 2 (1.33%) Python
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
8 2 (1.33%) C++
8 2 (1.33%) VBScript
8 2 (1.33%) VBA
8 2 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) MCSA
6 1 (0.67%) ACCA
6 1 (0.67%) PMP
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.33%) WCAG
5 1 (0.67%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Adobe
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) Apple
5 5 (3.33%) Facebook
5 5 (3.33%) Twitter
6 4 (2.67%) HP
6 4 (2.67%) Juniper
6 4 (2.67%) VMware
7 3 (2.00%) SAP
7 3 (2.00%) Cisco
7 3 (2.00%) Remedy
7 3 (2.00%) BMC
8 2 (1.33%) McAfee
8 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.67%) Talend
9 1 (0.67%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.67%) Mitel
9 1 (0.67%) AppSense
9 1 (0.67%) LANDesk
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